Keck Medicine of USC Blog | Sports and Fitness

Meet Alexander Weber, MD

Dr. Weber is an orthopedic surgeon at Keck Medicine of USC, who specializes in sports medicine, arthroscopic surg...
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Everything You Need To Know About a Torn Meniscus

The knee plays an important role in your mobility, but this common injury can lead to a host of symptoms, includi...
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Common Ice Sports Injuries and How To Prevent Them

Learn how to protect yourself and your children from injury while enjoying these winter sports. Ice-skating can b...
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Meet Alexander Weber, MD

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Everything You Need To Know About a Torn Meniscus

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Common Ice Sports Injuries and How To Prevent Them

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Meet Frank Petrigliano, MD

Frank Petrigliano, MD, is an orthopaedic surgeon at Keck Medicine of USC and the head team physician for the Los ...
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Common Youth Sports Injuries and How To Prevent Them

As more young people get involved in sports, more end up in the emergency room with a sports-related injury. Here...
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What Is Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy?

You may have heard about the healing properties of platelet-rich plasma, or PRP, therapy. Here’s what science c...
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10 Tips For Your Best Race-Day Running Experience

On the day of the race, here are some key factors to consider and plan for so that you can focus on reaching the ...
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The Top 5 Basketball Injuries That Ended Players’ Careers

Even if you’re not a pro baller, take precautions to avoid damage, while on the court. You might not think of b...
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6 Reasons Why Team Sports Are Good for Your Health

It feels good to be part of a team. Now, researchers have found that it’s also a boost to your overall health a...
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When Should You See a Doctor About Joint Pain?

Your knee has been feeling funny for several days, but you’re not sure if you need to make an appointment with ...
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10 Preparation Tips for Running a Marathon

With marathon season just around the corner, it’s a good idea to review some basic training tips that can benef...
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